1+ months
2018-06-132018-09-12

Senior Principal Engineer, Innovative Product Development

Altria
Richmond, VA 23261
17904BRPosition Title:Senior Principal Engineer, Innovative Product DevelopmentRequisition Number:17904BRCity:RichmondJob Description:We are currently seeking a Senior Principal Engineer to join our Innovative Product Development team in Richmond, VA. The selected candidate will play an integral role in our effort to introduce new products with reduced harm potential.Altria aspires to be the U.S. leader in authorized, non-combustible, reduced risk products. (Learn more at Altria.com) Our approach to regulatory advocacy relies on deep scientific expertise, understanding of consumers and effective engagement and collaboration with regulatory agencies. Fueled by our strong core tobacco business, we've been concentrating on new product platforms. These include oral nicotine containing products, E-Vapor, and heated tobacco products.The successful candidate for this role will support this effort by planning and leading innovative engineering assignments requiring the development and integration of new technologies, products, or processes.Specific accountabilities include: Leading and contributing to significant assignments with broad product, technology investment, and business impact. Guiding and providing technical direction on advanced research, involving significant interaction with internal customers, external suppliers, and senior technical community. Designing and developing electro-mechanical devices compliant to marketing/customer requirements; identifying and developing design enhancements to existing products that enhance capability and / or improve product performance and manufacturability. Leading and guiding engineers in the design, analysis, and development of new technology platforms and products; ensuring lean, collaborative and effective teamwork. Contributing to new product development processes, analysis, and standards that capture product best practices and lessons learned, enhance product capability and robustness, and ensure compliance to industry and regulatory standards. Developing and mentoring junior engineers and product developers, growing competencies and global networks. Assisting in identifying and acquiring talent to augment capabilities. Developing and maintaining strategic relationships with external sources and internal partners, including commercialization and manufacturing. Establishing and managing an intellectual property strategy to protect strategic areas.Specific Skills:Qualifications include: A Bachelor's degree is required with a strong preference for a Masters in Engineering, or related field. A minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in fields such as, consumer electronics development, medical device or automotive design and development. Significant knowledge and work experience in consumer electronics or related industries designing and developing products and experiences. Knowledge of consumer/customer trends related to electronic experiences and product usage. Experience with negotiating and managing project scopes. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to effectively influence others. Highly skilled at building internal and external relationships. The willingness to accommodate approximately 20% international travel.Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company whose mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products. Altria owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companies brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal, Black & Mild, MarkTen and VERVE. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the countrys top premium wine producers, and Philip Morris Capital Corporation, an investment company. In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit sharing programs as well as a relocation assistance package. State:VirginiaNOTE*:Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Sub-Function:Research Development & Sciences Company Name:Altria Client Services

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